antiques & fine art sale

19th - 21st June 2024

This is a three day sale starting on Wednesday 19th June in the Main Saleroom at 10am each day.  Day 1 Lots 1-549, Day 2 Lots 550-946, Day 3 947-1429  Viewing  Sunday 16th June 11 am - 3 pm, Monday 17th June 10 am - 5 pm, Tuesday 18th June 10 am - 5 pm and also throughout each sale day

You can bid on this sale online, by leaving bids with Mitchells by email only upto 9.30 am on the day of the sale ([email protected]) or by attending the saleroom and registering to bid.  To bid online please click on the Saleroom link above and follow the instructons given.  Please note if you use the online facility you will pay both our buyer's premium of 22% + VAT and the saleroom charge of 4.95% + VAT on the hammer.  CARD PAYMENT ONLY

Lot 497

A Victorian silver shaped tray, stamped R & S Garrard Anton Street London, maker Robert Garrard II 1874, 666 grams, length 8.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £370

Lot 498

A Queen Anne style silver coffeepot, Sheffield 1989 maker Laurence R Watson. 778 grams gross, height 26 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £380

Lot 499

A pair of London silver lidded condiment urns, 1791 maker Henry Chawner. 381 grams, height 16 cm, maximum diameter 7 cm.

Sold for £300

Lot 500

A Georgian silver teapot stand by Peter and William Bateman, London 1789. 182 grams, length 18 cm.

Sold for £100

Lot 501

A pair of Georgian silver asparagus servers by John Edwards II, London 1804. 219 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £130

Lot 502

A Georgian silver sauce boat of large form, date letter and makers mark rubbed. 420 grams, length 20 cm.

Sold for £220

Lot 503

A pair of Victorian silver sugar nips, Birmingham 1851 maker Yapp & Woodward (John Yapp and John Woodward) together with three silver condiment spoons and two small pairs of sugar tongs.

Sold for £35

Lot 504

Six pieces of modern silver, comprising two Queens Silver Jubilee 1952-1977 ashtrays, two Queens Silver Jubilee shallow dishes, diameter 12.8 cm, another similar but smaller and a modern 925 silver photograph frame. Weight excluding photograph frame 407 grams.

Sold for £200

Lot 505

A large two handled sugar basin, Birmingham 1911 maker Joseph Gloster together with a scallop shaped dish, a small sifter, two condiments, a port label and a silver mounted glass sifter. Weight excluding glass sifter 521 grams.

Sold for £280

Lot 506

A pair of Birmingham silver boat shaped salts, each with blue glass liner and matching spoons, maker Laurence R Watson & Co 1989 together with a pair of pepperettes by the same maker 1991.

Sold for £70

Lot 507

A set of six Birmingham silver grapefruit spoons, 1958 maker Lanson Limited. 122 grams.

Sold for £60

Lot 508

A Georgian bottom marked sifting fork, with bright cut engraving marks rubbed together with a basting spoon London 1794 maker Samuel Godbehere and Edward Wigan and a bottom marked tablespoon marks rubbed. Combined weight 242 grams.

Sold for £180

Lot 509

A pair of Birmingham silver candlesticks, with detachable sconces 1958 maker Barker Ellis Silver Company, filled bases. Height 27 cm together with a three branch candelabra by A Edward Jones Limited Birmingham 1960. Height 13 cm, 327 grams.

Sold for £320

Lot 510

An Albion Craft Company model of an owl, London 1975. Height 9.7 cm. 257 grams, a model of an elephant by the same maker, together with a model of a horse probably by the same maker but no makers mark only the date letter for London 1974, combined weight 441 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £260

Lot 511

A large Mappin & Webb silver plated oval two handled serving dish, maximum length 67 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 512

A George II Irish silver cream jug, hallmark partly rubbed, engraved crest, 8.3 cm high Dublin hallmark circa 1750, weight 160 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £250

Lot 513

A pair of oval pierced bonbon dishes, Birmingham 1902 by William Hutton & Sons, 13.4 cm, width 66 grams.

Sold for £60

Lot 514

A George III silver teapot, with wooden handle and ribbed design, also showing the remains of a crest to one side topped with a crown, makers mark HC for Henry Chawner London date letter O 1789. Overall weight 400 grams.

Sold for £200

Lot 515

An Adie Brothers Ltd four piece silver tea coffee service, with composition handles hallmarked Birmingham, the coffee pot date letter G 1956, teapot milk and sugar date letter F 1955. Overall weight 1827 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £920

Lot 516

A Dutch silver coloured spoon, the finial topped with a figure with bird and anchor. Length 16.3 cm, weight 54 grams.

Sold for £38

Lot 517

A pair of sterling silver mounted seashells, possibly Scandinavian, marked to the underside CM sterling 925, with spoons. Height 5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £100

Lot 518

A set of six Mappin & Webb silver mounted liqueur glasses, Birmingham 1921. Weight 65 grams.

Sold for £60

Lot 519

A quantity of miscellaneous coins, including George II shilling, silver crowns and a quantity of bank notes.

Sold for £170

Lot 520

A quantity of vintage world coins, and various bank notes.

Sold for £20

Lot 521

Forty six half crown coins, between 1920 and 1947, weight 638 grams.

Sold for £170

Lot 522

Ninety florins, between 1920 and 1947. Weight 1004 grams (see illustration).

Sold for £260

Lot 523

Fifty nine shillings, weight 326 grams, one hundred and fourteen sixpences, weight 308 grams and ninety seven three pence coins, weight 135 grams dated between 1920 and 1947.

Sold for £200

Lot 524

Seven 19th century silver UK coins, 1892 crown, 1899 half crown, 1899 half crown, 1883 shilling, 1889 shilling, 1887 sixpence and 1836 four pence coin, also 1844 half farthing, 1913 one third of a farthing and Isle of Man George III 1813 half penny (10),

Sold for £70

Lot 525

A collection of GB bank notes, white five pound note cashier Peppiatt, three blue five pound notes cashier L.K. O'Brien, twenty nine ten shilling notes and twenty five one pound notes.

Sold for £140

Lot 526

A Victorian Maundy silver coin set 1869, boxed (see illustration).

Sold for £150

Lot 527

An album containing banknotes, principally Bank of England including brown ten shilling notes, various cashiers including Fforde, O'Brien, Peppiatt etc, various pound notes including Page, Fforde, O'Brien, Beale, Peppiatt etc, various five pound notes including Gill, Page, Fforde, O'Brien etc, ten pound notes including Somerset, Page, twenty pound notes including Page, Fforde, Somerset, +/- face value £350.

Sold for £400

Lot 528

Two framed Bank of England five pound notes, both Peppiatt, K40 005081 and K63 003212, both 1945.

Sold for £48

Lot 529

A United Kingdom brilliant uncirculated coin collection by The Royal Mint (see illustration).

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 530

Three silver proof £2 Britannia one ounce coins, 1997, 1998 and 1999.

Sold for £80

Lot 531

Three silver proof £2 Britannia coins, 2000, 2001 and 2002.

Sold for £75

Lot 532

Three silver proof Britannia £2 coins, 2003, 2004 and 2005.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 533

Three silver proof Britannia £2 coins, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Sold for £75

Lot 534

Three silver proof Britannia £2 coins, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 535

Three silver proof Britannia £2 coins, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Sold for £75

Lot 536

Three silver proof Britannia £2 coins, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 537

Three silver proof Britannia £2 coins, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 538

Three silver proof Britannia £2 coins, 2021, 2022 and 2023 (see illustration).

Sold for £75

Lot 539

A Royal Mint United Kingdom 2015 Buckingham Palace £100 fine silver coin.

Sold for £55

Lot 540

A Royal Mint United Kingdom 2021 silver proof £5 coin, the Queens Beasts.

Sold for £50

Lot 541

A 2015 silver proof Britannia £50 coin.

Sold for £38

Lot 542

Five silver proof coins, £5 Lion of England 2017, £5 coin The Queens Beasts 2021, Silver Britannia 2022 one ounce coin, Silver Britannia 2018 one ounce coin and United States of America one ounce fine silver one dollar coin, all mint and encapsulated.

Sold for £160

Lot 543

A Royal Mint United Kingdom 2017 proof coin set, commemorative edition cased and with certificate.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 544

A Royal Mint United Kingdom 2017 proof coin set, commemorative edition cased and with certificate.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 545

A Royal Mint set of seven silver proof enamelled 50 pence Beatrix Potter coins, in original boxes with certificates - Peter Rabbit, Flopsy Bunny, Benjamin Bunny, The Taylor of Gloucester, Mrs Tittlemouse, Tom Kitten and Mr Jeremy Fisher.

Sold for £70

Lot 546

A Royal Mint set of seven silver proof enamelled 50 pence Beatrix Potter coins, in original boxes with certificates - Peter Rabbit, Flopsy Bunny, Benjamin Bunny, The Taylor of Gloucester, Mrs Tittlemouse, Tom Kitten and Mr Jeremy Fisher.

Sold for £75

Lot 547

A Royal Mint set of seven silver proof enamelled 50 pence Beatrix Potter coins, in original boxes with certificates - Peter Rabbit, Flopsy Bunny, Benjamin Bunny, The Taylor of Gloucester, Mrs Tittlemouse, Tom Kitten and Mr Jeremy Fisher.

Sold for £75

Lot 548

Three Royal Mint Beatrix Potter silver and enamelled 50 pence coins, with original boxes and certificates. Two Royal Mint Jane Austen 2017 United Kingdom silver proof £2 coins with original boxes and certificates and three 2017 Royal Mint Christmas Tree £5 coins.

Sold for £90

Lot 549

Two 2017 one ounce silver proof coins, the Queens Beasts produced by The Royal Mint with original boxes and certificates.

Sold for £85

Lot 550

Penton, a Victorian oil on canvas, young girl in woodland with ducks, signed and dated 1896. 47 x 36 cm, framed.

Sold for £15

Lot 551

A London Brighton and South Coast Railway Locomotive blue print, scale 3/4" - 1 foot for the Steam Locomotive Gladstone. 47 cm x 118 cm.

Sold for £32

Lot 552

An oil painting on canvas, full length portrait of a young girl with flowers. 127 cm x 53.5 cm in gilt frame.

Sold for £220

Lot 553

Elizabeth Blackadder RA (British born 1931), Fritillarai Imperialis Lutea Maxima, signed in the margin in pencil 38/50 screen print. 76 cm x 51 cm. ARR.

Estimated: £300 - £500

Lot 554

James Fraser (British School 20th/21st century), Blue Table Blackbird, signed, mixed media 19 x 21 cm.

Sold for £200

Lot 555

Sally Carlaw (British School born 1964), Hebridean Hens, signed lower right, mixed media. 38 x 48 cm.

Sold for £95

Lot 556

Anja Percival (British School 20th/21st century), "Inner Space One", signed, inscribed with title and numbered 17/25 in pencil, screen print. 70 x 70 cm. ARR.

Sold for £80

Lot 557

M Jean Gordon (British School 20th century), Vault Wrapper, signed lower right, mixed media. 28 cm x 39 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 558

H B Windsor oil on canvas pastoral scene. 29.5 cm x 39 cm, framed, signed.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 559

Two oil paintings on canvas, each of a still life. 50 cm x 60 cm.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 560

A collection of antiquarian and later prints, including Charles Earl of Sunderland, James Stuart Duke of Richmond etc (10).

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 561

Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), pencil on paper (from a sketchbook), landscape "Parasol au bord de la mer". 11.5 cm x 15 cm, with PB stamp lower right and with certificate of authenticity dated Paris July 1996 (see illustration).

Estimated: £1000 - £1500

Lot 562

Dorothea Sharp (1874-1955), oil on board children on beach. 28.5 cm x 38.5 cm, framed, signed (see illustration). ARR

Estimated: £8000 - £12000

Lot 563

William Henderson, a pair of artists proof engravings, the first a Venetian scene signed Will Henderson, published by The Gainsborough Galleries Liverpool 1924. 26 x 37.5 cm, framed and mounted, together with another signed Will Henderson, possibly Istanbul. 25 x 28 cm, framed and mounted.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 564

A nude portrait in crown, titled to rear "Bridget Heads Nook 10/1/04". 62 x 46 cm, framed.

Sold for £40

Lot 565

A pair of Venetian watercolours masked lady and gent. 7.5 x 7.5 cm in gilt frames.

Sold for £150

Lot 566

An engraving Louis XVI King of France, published February 1793 by A Molteno Print Seller to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of York, 76 St James Street. Image size 9 x 6.5 cm in gilt frame, together with a late 19th century gilt frame, 34 x 44 cm, the aperture 20 x 30 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 567

Millie Watson, an engraving "Near Caldbeck" possibly Hesket New Market. 7 x 10 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £35

Lot 568

Bernard Eyre Walker, a watercolour "On Blea Rigg Langdale", signed and dated 1940. 28 x 35 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £110

Lot 569

Delmar Harmood Banner (1896-1983), a watercolour Lakeland mountain scene with inscription 1974 "For my Josephine Delmar Banner" (Josefina de Vasconcellos). 27 x 37 cm, framed and mounted (see illustration).

Sold for £420

Lot 570

Josefina de Vasconcellos (1904-2005), acrylic on board Lake District mountain scene with farm girl in fields, signed in monogram J V. 33 x 43 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £220

Lot 571

J M Dodds (Scottish 19th/20th century), an oil painting on canvas, titled to rear "The Shadowed Portal by J M Dodds". 39 x 52 cm, framed.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 572

J M Dodds (Scottish 19th/20th century), five watercolours to include Edinburgh Castle. 34 x 24 cm.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 573

James Lawrence Isherwood FRSA, FIAL (British 1917-1989), an oil on board "Grandma Isherwood in Bonnet", titled to the rear and dated 1969 with certificate from the Mill House Gallery and certification from Molly Isherwood. 39 x 29 cm, framed (see illustration).

Sold for £130

Lot 574

Haydn Morris, a signed limited edition print "Eagle Crag Borrowdale" 32/250. 30 x 30 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £42

Lot 575

Peter Howson OBE (Scottish born 1958), a crayon and pen drawing man with dog, signed Howson. 14 x 21 cm, framed and mounted (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £500

Lot 576

Judith da Fano (British 1919-2000), oil on board "Morning Driving Cows Out" thought to be Pool Garth near Ambleside, signed. 24 x 31 cm, framed, together with a signed limited edition book "Grin and Bear It" by Judith da Fano, signed "To Dorothy With Love Judy" 151/250 copies.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 577

Alec Riddell Sturrock (Scottish 1885-1953), oil painting on canvas "October Snow" with hills and haystack, signed and with Peters label to the rear. 96 x 110 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £880

Lot 578

Jacob Kramer (Ukrainian British 1892-1962), a gouache painting of a young girl seated on a chair, signed Kramer and with history of the artist to the rear. 54.5 cm x 37 cm, framed.

Sold for £280

Lot 579

Catherine Grubb (British born 1945), two signed limited edition embossed prints "Lute Player" 2/25, 39.5 cm x 37 cm and "I Came to A City" 17/30, 36.5 x 40 cm, framed.

Sold for £50

Lot 580

Tom Hovell Shanks RSW RGI PAI (Scottish 1921-2020), a watercolour and ink painting "Loch Rannoch Winter". 27 x 72 cm, framed and mounted, signed and dated '79, with artists bio to the rear and price £125 (see illustration).

Sold for £260

Lot 581

Tom MacKenzie (Scottish 1947-2018), an etching "Estuary" 7/40, signed lower right. 46 x 53 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £70

Lot 582

E J Grayson a watercolour, "Mouth of River Greta Keswick", titled and signed to the mount 1863. 7.5 x 17 cm, framed and mounted, marked to the rear by E J Grayson RA "Where River Greta Joins The River Derwent at Derwent Hill Keswick 1863", from Derwentwater Hotel.

Sold for £25

Lot 583

No lot.

Lot 584

Mardi Barrie RSW (1930-2004), gouache painting "Urban Evening". 25.5 x 38.5 cm, framed.

Sold for £240

Lot 585

A 20th century naive oil on board "The Belted Will", depicting gentleman with shotguns horse and hounds. 26 x 32 cm, framed.

Sold for £38

Lot 586

After William Russell Flint, a signed proof "Unwelcome Observers". 39 x 54 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £20

Lot 587

Edna Whyte (Scottish born 1930), an oil on board "Three Cullipool Jacques House" part of The Rocks Remain Series, depicting Scottish coastal scene with cottage. 24 x 29 cm, framed (see illustration).

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 588

Edna Whyte (Scottish born 1930), an oil on board "North Shore Luing" Scottish coastal scene. 21 x 41 cm, framed (see illustration).

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 589

Wendy McMurdo (Scottish born 1962), a signed limited edition engraving "The Berwick Law" 1/6, signed and dated March '83. 60 x 56 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £80

Lot 590

Sheena Bowman, a signed limited edition print "Ship Shape", 5/18, signed and dated '76. 45 x 70 cm, framed.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 591

Joan Palmer (Scottish 1941-1984), a watercolour and pencil painting "Sea Story", signed and dated '79. 71 x 51 cm, framed and mounted.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 592

Attributed to George Romney (1734-1802), oil on canvas portrait of John Wingfield 7th Lord of Tickencote Hall Near Stamford Rutland, John Wingfield is depicted in his Harrow College clothes. According to research by the vendor the painting was sold along with seventy other paintings in 1947 when Tickencote Hall was sold, it was listed as Lot No. 8 in a sale conducted on 25th June 1947. The painting has been professionally cleaned by Jill Bagshawe. 74 x 62 cm, framed (see illustration).

Sold for £880

Lot 593

An early 19th century English School oil painting on canvas, depicting cattle drovers in a rural wooded landscape with village and church beyond, signed Jarvis. 23 x 33 cm, in an ornate gilt frame (see illustration).

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 594

F Taylor (British School late 19th century), oil on canvas, cattle beside a bridge with hills beyond, signed lower right. 50 x 75 cm, in a gilt frame.

Sold for £110

Lot 595

James Preston (possibly James David Preston British born 1946), an oil on board cottage and trees and barren landscape, signed James Preston '72. 25 x 27 cm, framed.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 596

Dennis Rothwell Bailey (1933-2023), an oil on canvas on board Lake District scene, possibly Ullswater. 31 x 43 cm.

Sold for £130